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WaylandeNews Site Policies
The primary purposes of WaylandeNews
are to act as a vehicle for residents to be well informed
about local news and events, and to encourage community
involvement, mutual support and support of community
organizations and nonprofits. The terms of this Posting
Policy are intended to further those purposes.
It is the policy of WaylandeNews to
post to its site only news items from established media such
as the Boston Globe, Town Crier, Metrowest Daily News or
other publication of similar quality, or notification by a
public official or public employee acting in an official
capacity. Editorial content from another publication is not
considered a news item. On occasion, residents will notify
us of news not yet reported elsewhere. Such items may be
posted if deemed to be of sufficient public importance or
interest to our readers AND it is noted that the source is
not established media, a public official or a public
Links to the results of an automated
search engine such as Google do not fall within this policy.
WaylandeNews may publish editorial
content or endorsements from time to time. Such items must
be clearly labeled so as not to give readers the impression
that it is a news item. WaylandeNews will also publish
editorials relevant to Wayland on the Discussion Board.
Readers are also welcome to post opinions and links to
published editorials on the
Public Announcements and Events
Public announcements and event
listings are posted if the item announced/listed is for a
legally permissible activity. Residents should send
notices of events to
We provide a discussion board to give residents an opportunity to share their opinions on matters of substance civilly. All opinions are welcome provided the content is not a personal attack, vulgar, defamatory, does not encourage criminal conduct or is otherwise inappropriate. Discussion of editorial content from other media sources is welcome on the discussion board, as is links to personal websites and other websites, provided that the linked content is consistent with the standards that we apply to our discussion board. Discussion board content is open to all in a "read only" format. Those who wish to post to the discussion board must register. A registrant must be either a Wayland resident (including students living away from home), business owner or Town employee. An individual seeking to register must identify himself to the webmaster's satisfaction. Registrants are required to use their real names when posting to the discussion board.
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WaylandeNews will update these policies from time to time.
Version: Rev 0. Last Updated: Wednesday September 03, 2008
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WaylandeNews claims no copyright on items identified as
press releases. Last updated:
Friday September 05, 2008 08:53 AM.